Dieppe, France

Dieppe is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in France. A port on the English Channel, famous for its scallops, and with a regular ferry service from the Gare Maritime to Newhaven in England, Dieppe also has a popular pebbled beach, a 15th-century castle and the churches of Saint-Jacques and Saint-Remi.

The Château-musée de Dieppe is a museum and with a rich collection of 17th and 18th century ivory carvings including lacy folding fans, for which Dieppe was known, and the furnishings and papers of Camille Saint-Saëns.

Things to See & Do

* Château-musée de Dieppe
* Château-musée
* Waterfront area
* Square du Canada
* Churches of Saint-Jacques & Saint-Remi

General Information

Cruise Season - Feb to Dec
Currency - Euro (€)
Language - French
Population - 34,700
Land Area - 11.67 km²
Electricity - 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC + one hour
International Country Telephone Code - + 33

Travel Links - The town has a railway station, operated by SNCF, with frequent departure for Rouen-Rive-Droite and Paris-Saint-Lazare. SNCF operates also buses to Gisors-Embranchement through Serqueux.

Dieppe has a ferry port, directly linked with the English port of the town of Newhaven, situated at the mouth of the river Ouse in East Sussex. The twice-daily service to the Port of Newhaven is operated by LD Lines, under a concessation subsidised by the French government.

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